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[photo] Morning in the Adirondacks [1]
Photo credit: Christopher Wilson, courtesy of Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 35 in (50 x 90 cm)
Inscription: l/r, said to be "F. Schafer" (illegible in photograph)
Verso: l/r, "Morning in the Adirondacks"
Provenance: With Bush's Antiques, Lincoln City, Oregon in 1996, to Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 5 September 1996, acquisition #SPGAF96.02.
Exhibited: As of summer, 1999, displayed in the general collections gallery of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, second floor.
Description: A hazy central hill, somewhat resembling Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California, stands above a series of ridges and a river at the left center that is nearly calm. The banks are lined with broadleaf trees; the nearest bank on the right is a flat clearing with a hillock of brush at the center front of the painting. There are two figures in a canoe or small boat on the right bank, one figure stands, the other sits. (From a color photograph.)
Note: Paintings with this title have appeared in at least three 19th century auctions but without enough information to either include or exclude the possibility that one of them is this painting. See Paintings known only by title for details.

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